The Office for Health Sciences Education, Educator Development Core and
the Academy for Excellence in Teaching



Mary Ann Nichols 
Vanderbilt University


Tuesday April 1, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CDT

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202 Light Hall


  Medical Education Grand Rounds    

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 
202 Light Hall

"Competencies and Milestones: The Next Step in Meaningful Assessment of Learners"

Robert Englander M.D., M.P.H. 
Senior Director of Competency-Based Learning and Assessment, AAMC

Due to institution-wide cost cutting efforts, we can no longer provide a boxed lunch with your registration. Please bring a brown bag lunch and attend this month's presentation.

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About Dr. Englander:

Dr. Robert Englander is currently the Senior Director of Competency-Based Learning and Assessment at the Association for American Medical Colleges, a role he assumed in June of 2011.

Prior to that, he was in Hartford, Connecticut where he was Senior Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

He received his Medical degree from the Yale School of Medicine in 1987. He completed a residency program in Pediatrics at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, and a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Following fellowship, he spent nine years at the University of Maryland School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Divisions of Critical Care Medicine and Education. During that time his roles included Associate Director of the Residency Training Program in Pediatrics and Director of Undergraduate Medical Studies for the Department of Pediatrics. He also received a Master’s in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health in 1999. In 2002, Bob relocated to Hartford, Connecticut to assume the roles of Medical Director of Inpatient Services, Director of the Division of Hospital Medicine, and Associate Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program overseeing competency based education. From 2005-2011, he assumed the role of Senior Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety for the Children’s Hospital, while remaining actively engaged in both clinical care and undergraduate and graduate medical education. Bob has been a member of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors for well over a decade, and served as a member of its Board of Directors from 2002-2005. He has served as a member of the Pediatrics Milestone Work group since its inception.

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Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Office for Health Sciences Education, Educator Development Core and  the Academy for Excellence in Teaching

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity.  Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.